Director of Human Resources
and Business Operations
Lauren Dreyer is SpaceX’s director of human resources and business operations. Her role and responsibilities currently focus on strategy and analyses related to sensitive business initiatives, including diversity and inclusion, human capital data and finance for sensitive business. She also recently began leading SpaceX’s student outreach and internship teams. Dreyer joined SpaceX in 2006 after receiving a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from Baylor (’05) and an MBA from Texas A&M (’06). In her 12+ years at SpaceX, Dreyer has pursued unique applications of her engineering and business skills and supported sales, compliance, risk management, advanced projects, human resources, recruiting, and corporate finance.
Notable accomplishments include closing billions of dollars of launch contracts, negotiating technical and business terms for the world’s largest single commercial launch deal ever signed, managing site selection of the world’s first commercial orbital launch site in south Texas, and being appointed by Governor Abbot to the Texas Aerospace and Aviation Advisory Committee.
Dreyer resides near Waco with her husband Devon and daughter Alison, who they welcomed in 2016.
SpaceX designs, manufactures and launches advanced rockets and spacecraft. SpaceX employs over 6,000 individuals nationwide, over 500 of which at SpaceX’s rocket development facility in McGregor, TX.